Friends and families are mourning the loss of Killeen resident Mary Glennys Baker Bay, the widow of the late Cleo Bay Sr., a well known Killeen-area businessman and the namesake of Cleo Bay Honda. Read more
FORT HOOD — Family members, friends and fellow soldiers gathered Friday at Abrams Physical Fitness Center to welcome home 127 troopers from Fort Hood’s 3rd Cavalry Regimen following a nine-month deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Read more
A Killeen man pleaded guilty on Thursday to a third-degree felony after attacking several officers in the Killeen City Jail in 2017, bloodying the nose of one officer, a court official said this week. Read more
Killeen police responded to Shoemaker High School after getting a call that a shooter may be on campus, however, school officials said the call was a hoax. Read more
The case against a person accused of shooting and killing another man on a Killeen street after an argument in 2017 is set to be presented to a Bell County grand jury, the district attorney said this week. Read more
Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station for those needing relief from freezing weather Saturday night. Read more
Funeral services for Michael Swearingin, whose body was found buried in a shallow grave in Oklahoma along with his friend, Jenna Scott, will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at First Baptist Church of Academy. Visitation for Swearingin will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Hewett-Arney Funer… Read more
The Killeen City Council unanimously approved Tuesday a first-of-its-kind agreement with Fort Hood to improve pavement markings on the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport’s shared runway — bringing around $517,000 per year in revenue to the city. Read more
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Houston-based public accounting firm McConnell & Jones publicly presented the conclusions of its management audit Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, and with it, a 173-page report detailing problems and recommendations within city finances.
Better pay for Killeen’s employees. That was the intent was behind salary hikes in fiscal years 2014 and 2015, based on a consultant’s study that showed public safety employees, such as police and firefighters, were paid below market, and that 70 percent of overall city employees weren’t ade… Read more
Oct. 7 marks 17 years of war in Afghanistan, making the war against terrorists in that nation the longest combat conflict in U.S. history. Compared to the war in Afghanistan, Vietnam comes the closest to length of combat — troops fighting an enemy and giving their lives for this nation — wit… Read more
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Democratic governors of Michigan, New York and Washington on Friday asked the Trump administration to let states offer unemployment benefits to federal employees who are working without pay during the partial government shutdown that began nearly a month ago. Read more